|Mangghuer Nadun - Sanchuan Development Association|
Nadun is a traditional festival of the Sanchuan Mangghuer (Tu) people. During this annual period, Mangghuer dance and perform to thank their deities for the harvest. About 40,000 Mangghuer from 70 villages perform Nadun on a village by village basis during a 63-day period from the seventh to ninth lunar months. The length of this festival, large number of participants, and exceptional mask performances make this festival unique...
Keywords: nadun; Mangghuer; Minhe; Sanchuan; Guanting; Sanchuan Development Association; Monguor; Tu
|Stuart, Kevin and Hu Jun. 1993. That All May Prosper: The Monguor Nadun of the Guanting Region. ANTHROPOS 88, 15-27. - Kevin Stuart and Hu Jun|
Stuart, Kevin and Hu Jun. 1993. That All May Prosper: The Monguor Nadun of the Guanting Region. ANTHROPOS 88, 15-27. (Published electronically with the kind permission of the Anthropos Institute.) Abstract: Religion and an agricultural economy combine to create a belief that NADUN, a village-level festival in the Guanting/Sanchuan Monguor Region, is important to ensure a good harvest and safety to man and animals...
Keywords: nadun; Mangghuer; Monguor; Tu; Minhe; Sanchuan; Guanting; Qinghai; Asian folk culture and religion
|Nadun in Taikeng Village (2007) - Filmed and edited by Wen Xiangcheng|
Nadun is held annually and jointly by Mangghuer (Tu) people in Taikeng and Zhaojia villages, Zhaomuchuan Area, Guanting Town, Minhe Hui and Mangghuer (Tu) Autonomous County, Haidong Region, Qinghai Province, PR China. This nadun was filmed by Wen Xiangcheng 7 September 2007 in Taikeng Village. More about the Mangghuer nadun is available in Kevin Stuart and Hu Jun. 1993. ‘That All May Prosper’: The Monguor Nadun of the Guanting/Sanchuan Region...
Keywords: Guanting, Sanchuan, Koknor, Mongolian, Qinghai, nadun, Mangghuer, Tu, Monguor, nadam, Mongol, harvest festival